Beat The Freeze Biathlon

3 or 6 Mile Biathlon / Saturday, February 4th, 2017 / 10:00AM / Memorial Beach, White Bear Lake, MN


At Tri Fitness we try to provide an experience that defines much of what we do and love: a little bit of sweat and a lot of fun! The “Beat The Freeze Biathlon” offers a unique and perfect mix of the two. You’ll get the chance to sweat as you run, walk, or snowshoe our course. The “fun” comes in between laps as you take aim at various targets with paintball guns!*

As Minnesota Tri News reported, this event is so unique, so fun, and so inexpensive, it's "too cool to not do"!

*  Minimum age of 10 years for paint ball guns.  Parental guardian signed permission required if under 18 years.


There are three ways to register for this event:

Want to register for more than one event? Fill out our bulk race registration form

**Upon registration, you agree to the Tri Fitness Race Refund and Cancellation Policies**

The event fees are as follows:

  • $22 on or before 1/15, $30 on or before 2/4

Packet Pick-Up

Your event packet will include your bib and complimentary beanie.

Pick-up location will be at NOW Sports in Arden Hills (get directions).

  • Friday, February 3rd from 11:00am-5:00pm
  • On race day at the race site

Race Location

This event will be held at beautiful Memorial Beach in White Bear Lake, MN. The address is 4980 Lake Avenue, White Bear Lake, MN 55110.

Schedule of Events

  • 9:30 am - Event day registration begins
  • 9:55  am - Final course updates (on beach near waters edge)
  • 10:00 am - BIATHLON STARTS

Course Profile

This will probably be the flattest course you’ve ever run - it’s on the ice for goodness sake. You will start/finish near the target area. Runners will make one loop on the lake, going counter-clockwise around the OUTSIDE of the orange cones.

Once you return to the Start line, you'll transition to the “shooting” area where each athlete will have the opportunity to try their marksmanship. Successful attempts at hitting the target are met with thunderous applause; missed targets result in penalties - these are physical in nature (navigating a small penalty loop before rejoining the course, push-ups, jump-squats, etc.).

Once runners have completed their tasks on the shooting range, its back out for another lap.

The entire course will be completed as such: run - shoot - run - shoot - run.

**Fat bike Course Biathlon also available, as well as fat bike rental**

The difference here is three 2-mile loops. The rest of the course will be the same.

Awards and Prizes

Every participant receives a “Beat The Freeze” beanie to help keep the ol' noggin insulated. No additional awards will be given - this is a “for fun” event!

Event Photos

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